The March 2017 quarter saw the Australian Infrastructure Metric headline result fall as a result of the retreat in investment across non-mining sectors with only a slight increase in work won in the mining sector. Total work won in infrastructure continues its fluctuating trend since December 2015, mainly driven by activity in the transport sector as the mining sector remains subdued.
The December 2016 quarter saw civil construction activity strengthen significantly following the subdued performance in the September 2016 quarter, driven by solid transport and utilities work won, as both sectors surged above their respective long-run trends.
This report summarises the long term price performance of electricity networks or ‘poles and wires’ businesses in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia.
The September quarter saw activity weaken significantly following a strong performance in the previous quarter.
A major new report by Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, with financial modelling by KPMG, released at the National Press Club, outlines a plan to fix Australia’s struggling public housing system by providing more money and more places for vulnerable households.
The 2016 IPA/Perpetual Australian Infrastructure Investment Report shows continuing high levels of global interest in Australian infrastructure, but provides a good reminder that investment can - and does - go elsewhere when there are not enough Australian projects.
Driving Change: Australia's cities need a measured response.
The June 2016 quarter further evidences the increasing dominance of the non-mining sector in Australia’s civil construction work programme.
The March 2016 quarter saw a collapse in civil construction work won; brought down by record low contract signings across non-mining sectors.
The December 2015 quarter maintained strong levels of civil construction work won; underpinned by strong roads and gas-related investment.
The September 2015 quarter saw strong levels of civil construction work won; underpinned by strong roads and NBN-related investment.
Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (IPA) and the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) have put together a major report which calls for a new, nationally-led programme of reform to urban water.